Work of children’s book illustrators
privilege to have been able to handle someone’s collection put together over a lifetime,” she says. “I wanted to find a way of honouring the memory of the Madsens and their legacy. I hope that they would approve.”
The exhibition is at York St Marys until November 2. Most of the new works will be for sale. All proceeds will go to the York Art Gallery redevelopment fund. ART by some of the best known children’s book illustrators will go on show at Nunnington Hall, near York.
Nonsense at Nunnington; A World of Whimsy Exhibition is aimed at children and includes work by Quentin Blake, Rebecca Cobb, Nick Butterworth and Gillian Tyler.
The exhibition runs until September 7.
During the school holidays their will also be family events, including outdoor theatre.
For information visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ nunningtonhall